Principal Software Engineer

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking talented, experienced principal software engineers to join Survivability, Targeting & Sensing Solutions (STS) rapidly growing work force. If you are someone who wants to make a difference and be part of a collaborative team that works to build innovative products to protect our warfighter, BAE Systems is the place for you. Our mission: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us®". You can be part of the team that brings our warfighters home safely.
We integrate state of the art sensors, displays and lasers into offerings that provide superior imaging, targeting, guidance, and survivability capabilities.
Duties include developing software designs for complex Infrared Aircraft protection systems where you will independently perform real-time, embedded software development utilizing sound Object Oriented principles, conforming to existing code development strategies and processes. You will be designing and evaluating complex software designs to identify design flaws, troubleshoot problems during integration and test, and help with preparing design documentation in accordance with established processes. You will verify complex designs to ensure conformance with specifications and customer requirements and assist in the development of software requirements, cost estimates and the preparation of proposals. Opportunities are available to grow into a technical lead on the program where you will mentor your team and present the technical design at technical interchange meetings with the customer. You will utilize a Windows PC for software development, and potentially other operating systems (such as Linux) for integration and test.
You will provide project management reporting, documentation, and updates to internal project management. You may be managing project tasks (resource allocation and scheduling) for groups (3-8) and there may be opportunities to participate and brief technical content to the customer during external reviews.
Candidates will be required to obtain and keep a security clearance.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Science, or other Scientific degree with suitable software engineering content, with 6+ year of experience or Master's degree in same disciplines with 4+ years' experience or Doctorate in same disciplines with 3+ years' experience.
Proficient in C, C++
Real-time embedded development experience
Object Oriented Design/Development

Preferred Skills and Education

Ada experience strongly preferred
C#/.NET experience a plus
Python, Java experience
Object Oriented Design/Development
Windows/Unix/Linux OS
Technical Team Lead experience a plus.
Magic Draw experience a plus.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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